Caps Outsider reflects on how Dennis Maruk came to Washington.
Epic 5-on-1 Fail
During the Capitals 5-4 shootout victory over Carolina on Saturday night, they experienced something that you don’t often see in Hockey, a 5 on 1 break. This wasn’t just any 5 on 1 break either, the players the Caps had in this break were Alex Ovechkin, Nicklaus Backstrom, and Mike Green, with Michael Nylander and Alexander Semin trailing the play. They failed to convert, and instead the Hurricanes went the other way to score. This is the very definition of Epic Fail. Luckily the Caps were able to pull out the victory, with 4 of those 5 players scoring on the evening. Let’s go to the video tape:
Reminds me of the commentary from NFL Blitz, “What a Debacle!”